Henrik Henriksson has been appointed as the new President and CEO of Scania AB, with his position commencing on 1 January, 2016,
He succeeds Per Hallberg to the post and will also become a member of the Volkswagen Truck & Bus Management Board.
Andreas Renschler, Chairman of the Scania Board of Directors said of the appointment, “Henrik Henriksson is a capable and experienced person, with great entrepreneurial spirit and visionary leadership. He has the right profile to lead and develop the company in the long-term.”
Mr Henriksson has been a member of Scania’s Executive Board since 2012 and
is currently Executive Vice President and head of Sales and Marketing.
“I look forward to the task of continuing to develop Scania in accordance with the
goals and strategies established by the company management and the Board,” he said, adding, “We will continue to broaden the offering of products and services that drives profitability for our customers and us as well as our efforts to become the leader in sustainable transport.”
Per Hallberg, who has been with Scania since 1977, will resign from his operational positions during 2016.